White-Collar Crime

    South Carolina Attorney General’s Office Takes Aim at Delta-8 THC October 13, 2021, 9:00 AM
    Last week, the South Carolina Office of Attorney General released an opinion concluding that products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-8 THC) are illegal controlled substances.
    North Carolina Industrial Commission Penalty Assessment Orders: Common Civil and Criminal FAQs September 21, 2021, 9:00 AM
    Since approximately 2014, the North Carolina Industrial Commission has doggedly pursued businesses without workers' compensation insurance in violation of NCGS § 97-94.
    North Carolina Eliminates Hemp Pilot Program September 07, 2021, 9:27 AM
    After more than four years in operation, the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program will be eliminated at the end of 2021.
    Drug Tax: North Carolina Unauthorized Substance Tax Assessments September 02, 2021, 8:42 AM
    Did you know that in addition to criminal consequences, North Carolina also taxes illegal drugs?
    Criminal and Civil Impact on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act post-Van Buren August 30, 2021, 9:55 AM
    In June 2021, the United State Supreme Court released Van Buren v. United States, 593 U.S. __ (2021), a case out of the Eleventh Circuit.
    What Happens When a Civil Case Turns Criminal? August 26, 2021, 8:51 AM
    It is a common fear for attorneys: an otherwise civil case is marching along when suddenly information comes to light that could spell criminal trouble for the client.
    PPP, EIDL, and UI Loan Fraud – What to Know About CARES Act Crimes August 23, 2021, 9:17 AM
    Federal prosecutions continue to increase across the country against businesses and individuals accused of fraudulent conduct under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
    North Carolina Department of Justice Files Lawsuit Against Gas Station for Price Gouging August 13, 2021, 2:01 PM
    When the Colonial Pipeline suffered a cyber-attack in May 2021, the availability of gasoline was suddenly a concern for drivers across the east coast, including North Carolina.